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How to unblock someone on Facebook?

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Facebook is a great social media platform for chatting, posting pictures, and meeting new people. On Facebook, you can accept the following request of someone or you can even send the request. You can also block the person on Facebook. But if you have blocked someone and now want to give them another chance by letting them be your friend on Facebook and want to unblock them then that’s not a big issue. It’s very easy to unblock anyone after you have blocked them on Facebook. So here are some easy steps for unblocking someone on Facebook either on desktop or through the application or Facebook lite. Whatever the way, everything has been mentioned below.

What is unblocking on Facebook?

If you blocked someone that means the person won’t be able to see your timelines or they can’t text you or tag you in any sort of posts. And unblocking that person means removing those restrictions which come after blocking someone. So, if you unblock someone that means the person will be able to see your posts and like them, they will also be able to tag you on any Facebook post or can share it on their timeline. They will also be able to be friends with you again and for that, you gave to send the friend request to that person. 

Unblocking someone on Facebook on a desktop (computer)

Unblocking someone on Facebook using a desktop is as easy as blocking them. Follow these simple steps.

  • So firstly go to the dropdown tab icon and click on it in the top right corner of the screen
  • Then the option will appear so select the setting and privacy tab
  • After that select settings from the menu option
  • Then the menu option will appear so from their tab on blocking
  • After clicking blocking, the list of blocked people will appear in the block users section 
  • So on the nest of the user name whom you have blocked, the unblocking option will come. Tab on unblock
  • Then click confirm on the confirmation box which will pop up after taping unblock option

Now you have successfully unblocked the person on Facebook with your computer.

How to unblock someone on Facebook by android application?

So this one is pretty simple as blocking someone on Facebook over android just takes a few steps and boom, your person is back as your friend again.

Follow the simple steps mentioned below:

  • So first open your Facebook application and then you will see three horizontal dot line icons in the upper right corner of the application screen
  • Then the options menu will appear with ‘settings and privacy, so click on that option and then the settings option will pop up so tab on that
  • After that select blocking from the ‘The audience and visibility’ tab
  • After tapping on that option, a list of blocked people’s names will appear on the screen, and you will see that the ‘unblock’ word is there next to the person’s name. Tab on the unblock
  • After that, a confirmation message pops up so tabs on unblocking option again.

How to unblock someone on Facebook with Ios?

  • Open the Facebook application on your iOS and tap the three horizontal dots I’m in the bottom right corner 
  • After that open the settings and privacy tab, then tap the option ‘settings’.
  • After that select blocking from the ‘The audience and visibility’ tab
  • After tapping on that option, a list of blocked people’s names will appear on the screen, and you will see that the ‘unblock’ word is there next to the person’s name. Tab on the unblock
  • After that, a confirmation message pops up so tabs on unblocking option again.

How to unblock someone on Facebook lite?

The steps of unlocking someone on Facebook lite are as simple as doing it on the Facebook application 

  • Open the Facebook lite application and tap the three do horizontal icon
  • Scroll down on the menu and click on the settings
  • From the ‘Audience and visibility’ tab, select the ‘blocking tab.
  • Then a list of blocked people will appear with the icon unblock beside their name, you need to click on ‘unblock’ to the person you want to unblock 
  • Tab the option unblock again to make the confirmation.

You might also be interested to know How to block someone on Facebook? 

How to unblock someone on the Facebook mobile browser?

you can also unblock a person through the mobile version.

  • Go to www.facebook.com 
  • Click on three horizontal icons in the top right corner of the screen
  • Then tap on the option ‘blocking’ from the ‘Audience and visibility’ tab.
  • Then a list of blocked people will appear with the icon unblock beside their name, you need to click on ‘unblock’ to the person you want to unblock 
  • Tab the option unblock again to make the confirmation.

After unblocking the person on Facebook you will be able to chat with them, and tag each other on Facebook posts and the person will be able to watch your photos and your mutual friends.

What to do after unblocking someone on Facebook?

After unblocking the person, that person won’t be on your friend list again. You have to send friend requests to that person. As for unblocking the Facebook account of anyone, you automatically unfriend that person on Facebook. So you won’t be friends again till the person accepts your friend request.

Is unblocking someone on Facebook permanent?

Well, on Facebook no change is permanent, you can keep changing anything and update as per your convenience. In the same way, you can block or unblock them anytime. So if you unblock someone, you can again block them with just a few clicks but you can do so after 48 hours of locking them. This is Facebook policy.

Conclusion

So if you have blocked someone on Facebook and then unblock them, then they will find you on search results. Otherwise, without unblocking they won’t be able to find anywhere on Facebook search. Now, you can easily unblock the person and become friends with them again on Facebook.

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